Tumor Library Logo Skip to Content
Juxta-articular chondroma Kaposi's Sarcoma Large cell lymphoma, Leimyosarcoma, Leiomyosarcoma, Letterer-Siwe disease, Leukemia, Low-grade intramedullary osteogenic sarcoma, Lumbosacral lipoma, Lymphangioma, Lymphangiomatosis, Lymphoma, Lymphoma pseudotumor (Actual: radiation osteitis), Lymphoma pseudotumor (Actual: stress fracture), Lymphoma with secondary osteogenic sarcoma Maffucci's Syndrome, Maligant fibrous histiocytoma pseudotumor (Actual: Hematoma), Malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH).
Gorham's disease (or massive osteolysis or
View Image Full Size

 

Gorham's disease (or massive osteolysis or "disappearing disease of bone") - Proximal femur - MRI
  • Case ID: 153
  • Diagnosis: Gorham's disease (or massive osteolysis or "disappearing disease of bone")
  • Category: Bone Tumors
  • Category Type: Vascular
  • Category Sub Type: Benign
  • Location: Proximal femur
  • Age: 36
  • Sex: M
  • Treatment: Observation
  • Image ID: 1627
  • Image Type: MRI
  • Images relating to this case: 1625 , 1626 , 1627, 1628 , 1629 , 1630 , 1631 .

IMAGE DESCRIPTION:
Coronal MRI study taken initially when only the left hip was involved shows a low signal abnormality throughout the entire left hip area with extensive involvement of both the femoral head and neck as well as the entire lower hemipelvis on the same side. This would strongly suggest the diagnosis of either neuropathic hip, tuberculosis or a malignant neoplasm of some type.

 

Privacy Policy Terms & Conditions User Agreement Contact Us
James O. Johnston, San Francisco. © 2001-2018. All Rights Reserved.